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Reviewed and rejected: Calvet Cosmetics Décolletté Pads

October 22, 2008 Reviewed by admin 8 Comments
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I'm 27-years-old and I'm noticing the first signs of aging not on my face but on my chest area. And it's very frustrating to see my best asset depreciate in value. I've got two wrinkles extending up from my cleavage and a dozen or so sun spots.

If only I had listened to Miss Bramblet! "No stomach or side sleeping," she would say during kindergarten nap time.  There are many reasons why it is better to sleep on your back, especially so once you're out of grade school.  Sleeping on your side or stomach causes wrinkles, on your face and - as I'm now noticing - on your cleavage.

While I can't go back in time and tell my sixteen-year-old self to lather on sunscreen at the beach, I thought that there could be at least something I could do to correct and prevent the chest wrinkles that have been developing in part because of my stomach and side sleeping.

That's why I was so excited to try out Calvet Cosmetics Décolletté Pads, which are designed to correct and prevent wrinkles brought about from sleeping on your side, aging and sun damage.  Testimonials at Blissworld.com seemed encouraging, and so I decided to try it out.

It is a silicone adhesive pad that you stick in your cleavage before bedtime.  Working in much the same way as Frownies pads do, which one reader highly recommends, these décolletté pads keep the skin taunt and smooth no matter what position you're in.  In theory, it's a great idea.  In practice, however, not so much...

While comfortable, I found the next morning that my décolletté pad had slipped down during the night to my stomach.  The next night, I found it up near my chest.  The third night, it was in my sheets.  And by the fourth night, there was just too much lint for it to be of much use.

Perhaps I should just give up trying to use it while I sleep.  The instructions do say that it can be used any time of the day to correct wrinkles, but if I can't use it effectively while I sleep to prevent those wrinkles from forming, then what use is it?

Ingredients:

Made of 100% medical grade silicone. No allergy causing latex, urethanes, or adhesives.

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  • June 6, 2016

    by Patrice

    I have always been a side sleeper, am now 64 years old, and have used a decollate pad for many years. Every morning I wake up with smooth chest skin if I wore my decollate pad the night before. Since I am a restless side sleeper, I ensure the pad stays in place by wearing a sports bra backwards on top of the pad. This way, the decollate pad keeps the upper part of my chest smooth, and the sports bra's racerback style holds my breasts apart, which keeps the lower chest area smooth as well. I did try using a very expensive night bra instead of wearing a sports bra backward, but the night bra never fit very well (probably because it lacks elastic), so it did not do the job. The right sports bra worn backward does the same job as the night bra, but better. Plus, it is more comfortable and much less expensive. I feel okay about the decollate pad's expense, because the same pad has functioned well for years (!), despite the instructions to replace it every 30-60 days.

  • October 30, 2014

    by Karen

    I use these pads and they work for me. My chest wrinkles are gone. I have never had a pad slide around during the night. They stick tight to your skin. Perhaps Claire didn't follow the instructions for washing your skin and drying before sticking the pad on. If your skin has lotion or oil, the pad will not stick properly.

  • January 16, 2013

    by Michele Watson

    These cost $50 here. Are there any other current solutions? I see the nightbra did not rate highly...my decollette far more wrinkled than any other area thanks to my side sleeping habit.

  • October 24, 2012

    by Catherine

    This pads are great and have been using them for 18 months now and even though on the expensive side, they work.

  • August 16, 2012

    by Candice

    Yeah I agree with the top comment. I think they are way too expensive as well-until they came along I was using a sports bra and a rolled up sock to keep wrinkles away but that doesn't work when you are a side sleeper totally. So bought this, used it for a month and so many of my wrinkles are gone. The owner needs to lesson the price if she wants me client for life. 20 a month reasonable but 30 seems greedy. She will have competition because her price isn't competitive

  • April 6, 2012

    by Lorinda

    I'm thinking perhaps Clair failed to remove the protective backing on the pad before using it. If the backing isn't removed the part of the pad that sticks to the skin isn't uncovered.

  • April 4, 2012

    by Lorinda

    I have been successfully using Calvet Decollette pads for years. They're one of my very best beauty tricks. I have never had one move a smig while I slept. When they get linty I simply wash them under running water with a little soap.

  • January 3, 2011

    by Lorie Weinroth

    I don't know what this lady is doing ?? maybe convulsing at night. I bought these pads and they stuck like glue all night until the morning. I hate the cost of them, but theres nothing like it out there. Even my husband complemented me after 4 days about how well my chest looked.

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